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Table 1 Rapid review inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Ambulances are for emergencies: shifting attitudes through a research-informed behaviour change campaign

  Included Excluded
Study type Systematic reviews (quantitative and narrative)
High quality primary studies
Population General public/public health campaigns
Targeted over-users/mis-users
Ambulance services or dispatch
Calls to Police or Fire or general emergency services
Study design Observational or interventional  
Intervention Public health campaigns
Targeted interventions to problem subgroups
Behavioural interventions
Possibly dispatch or triage systems
Outcomes Reduced number of inappropriate or non-urgent calls to ambulance services or medical emergency phone numbers  
Publication status English language
Peer-reviewed journal publication or public reports
Published in the last 5 years